It's Thanksgiving Books of the Month!
Elementary Book of the Month:
'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving
By: Dav Pilkey (author of Captain Underpants series)
The day before Thanksgiving, eight boys and girls take a field trip to a turkey farm. They have fun playing with eight exuberant turkeys but are shocked to learn that Farmer Mack Nuggett plans to kill all the turkeys for Thanksgiving dinners. So the children decide to smuggle all the turkeys home, and all their Thanksgiving dinners become vegetarian this year. Will the turkeys' lives be saved?!
Secondary Book of the Month:
The Journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce: A Pilgrim Boy, Plymouth, 1620
by Ann Rinaldi
By promising seven years of labor to a fellow traveler, Jasper earns passage aboard the Mayflower and closes the door on his troubled past. His account of the arduous ocean crossing and first year in the New World shows young readers his physical and spiritual growth as he learns the strengths and weaknesses in himself, his Puritan people, and his Native American neighbors.